Battle of the Dishes

Vegan Cupcake Crusade: Nami vs. 24 Carrots

Do you guys know how hard it is to find a vegan cupcake on the fly in this town? And I'm not talking about special ordering a dozen or waiting till the second Saturday of the fourth month or going to Sprinkles -- I'm talking about purchasing one cupcake of the vegan variety on a moment's notice for a birthday surprise for your vegan friend or for yourself (or for a battle).

It's a challenge.

After calling countless bakeries, one of which wasn't even quite sure what "vegan" meant and told me that making cupcakes without eggs was "way too difficult," I was finally able to find two places that sold these elusive vegan treats.

And for the record -- vegan means no meat, no dairy, no eggs, no animal products whatsoever, and a cupcake is a small or individual cake.

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Shannon Armour
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